On the reserve adjacent to the foot path on the Esplanade between Main Road and Cave Rock.

A photo of the Sumner beach war memorial

Eleven stone cairns with iron lamp standards on top, the first two being bigger than the other nine. Each commemorates a major battle during World War I and to the memory of many 'Sons of Sumner' who died in action. 

Find the Sumner Beach War Memorial. (external link)

Find more photos of the Sumner Beach War Memorial at NZ History website (external link) .